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Greenstreet, Sydney

Overview
Works: 177 works in 510 publications in 4 languages and 13,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Christmas films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sydney Greenstreet
Publications by Sydney Greenstreet
Publications by Sydney Greenstreet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sydney Greenstreet
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
78 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,236 libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Christmas in Connecticut by Aileen Hamilton( visu )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her editor says she will spend Christmas with a heroic sailor, her job is on the line
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( visu )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 624 libraries worldwide
A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Across the Pacific by John Huston( visu )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The shop around the corner: Two bickering employees at a gift shop don't realize that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( visu )
7 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Jean Matrac is a World War II French patriot who escapes Devil's Island, survives a dangerous freighter voyage and becomes a gunner in the Free French Air Corps. Passage sailed into theaters on stormy seas. Controversy surrounded the scene in which Matrac machine-guns the helpless survivors of a downed plane that attacked the freighter. That a soldier of freedom would act ignobly brought protests from religious and censorship groups
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Miniver (1942, b & w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
Casablanca ; Maltese falcon by Max Steiner( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience
Flamingo road ( visu )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A determined carnival dancer, an aspiring politician and a malevolent manipulator of public figures form the basis of this drama
The mask of Dimitrios ( visu )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
When the body of Dimitrios Makropoulos (Zachary Scott) washes ashore in Istanbul, there is cause for celebration all across Europe. The devious sociopath has left as his legacy an array of crimes including blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason. Interested in chronicling the dead man's unscrupulous exploits, mystery writer Cornelius Leyden (Lorre) takes up his trail, aided by a mysterious man named Peters (Greenstreet). But as Leyden zeroes in on the truth about Dimitrios, he finds that his new associate has an ulterior motive in helping him-- with Leyden as the unwitting accomplice!
Ruthless by Edgar G Ulmer( visu )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Multi-millionaire Horace Woodruff Vendig shows himself to the world as an ambitious philanthropist, but that's far from the case. Even as a young man he starts to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end
The hucksters by Jack Conway( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The Hucksters (1947) is a considerably sanitized version of the best-selling novel by Frederic Wakeman. Directed by Jack Conway, the film is a slick but still powerful, and at times darkly funny, indictment of the seamy side of advertising, radio, and big business. Clark Gable plays a World War II veteran who gets a job in advertising, and finds that his work requires him to often abandon his principles. Deborah Kerr, in her American film debut, plays an English widow Gable falls in love with, and Ava Gardner has one of her first important roles as a nightclub singer who's a former girlfriend of Gable's. In a deliciously flamboyant performance, Sydney Greenstreet tears into the juicy role of a villainous soap tycoon, Gable's major client
Old time radio shows ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The Golden Age of Radio was host to some of the greatest detective shows of all time. This set includes 40 of the best
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( visu )
19 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Conflict by Phillip Hodson( visu )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and German and held by 115 libraries worldwide
When a man murders his nagging wife because his affections have turned to her far-more-pleasant younger sister, it appears he has executed the perfect crime--until a minor slip-up arouses the suspicions of a family friend
Master detectives ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Presents 22 broadcasts from the golden age of radio
Joan Crawford collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
The new adventures of Nero Wolfe : the case of the midnight ride and other tales ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents a 4-hr., 8-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here is Rex Stout's beloved detective, Nero Wolfe, portrayed by Sydney Greenstreet
The adventures of Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents an eighteen-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Here, listeners will be delighted by the exploits of Rex Stout's detective genius, Nero Wolfe
 
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Alternative Names
Greenstreet, Sidney
Greenstreet, Sidney 1879-1954
Greenstreet, Sydney Hughes 1879-1954
Greenstreet, Sydney Hugues
Sydney Greenstreet acteur britannique
Sydney Greenstreet aktor angielski
Sydney Greenstreet attore inglese
Sydney Greenstreet britischer Schauspieler
Sydney Greenstreet Brits acteur (1879-1954)
Σίντνεϊ Γκρίνστριτ
Сидни Гринстрит английский актёр театра и кино
סידני גרינסטריט
סידני גרינסטריט שחקן אמריקאי
سیدنی قرین‌استریت
سیدنی گرین‌استریت
シドニー・グリーンストリート
悉尼·格林斯特里特
Languages
English (205)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
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